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2678456 - Error "Wrapped Exception: null argument passed" while importing Application Template


When importing the Application Template in Provisioning, you receive the following error message:

"Error: Exception caught in validation " Wrapped Exception: null argument passed".

"Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental."


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Provisioning > Edit Job Requisition Application Template.
  2. Upload the Application Template.
  3. Note the error.


The most likely cause of this error is that a field has been defined as type="picklist", but does not define a reference to a picklist.


Picklist with no reference.png


To resolve the issue, please either choose a different data type for this field, or add a reference to a picklist in the field definition.

See Also

2343932 - Application - Implementation Tips & Tricks from Support - Recruiting Management


Application Template, Import error, Candidate Data Model, null argument passed, upload error, exception , KBA , LOD-SF-RCM-APP , Applicants and Job Applications , Problem


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